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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A person or thing that puts a top on something. Also: Something that completes or adds to what has preceded it: Also: (Slang) An informer, especially for gamblers.

Usage examples (36)
  • "Yes; what the gamblers call a capper, or roper-in."
  • But no matter what anybody tells you - the capper was the DUI.
  • And when the capper was a shot of a wedding she had no memory of …
  • The capper is a deposition that was given by the cameraman for the footage some years ago. for more
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